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FLYERS LOOK FOR FIVE IN A ROW HOSTING LA SALLE ON WEDNESDAY

February 19, 2014
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FLYERS LOOK FOR FIVE IN A ROW HOSTING LA SALLE ON WEDNESDAY
• Winners of four straight, the University of Dayton Flyers face the La Salle Explorers on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET. The game will be televised by CBS Sports Network, carried by WHIO Radio and is available with live streaming audio and stats at DaytonFlyers.com.

Due to CBS Sports Network's broadcast rights, there will be NO live video streaming available at www.DaytonFlyers.com.

ABOUT LA SALLE
• The La Salle Explorers come into Dayton 12-12 overall and 4-6 in the A-10. La Salle has lost six of its last seven. However, the Explorers posses one of the toughest starting fives in the conference. Tyreek Duren leads the attack averaging 14.5 points and 3.6 assists per game. Steve Zack leads the A-10 in double-doubles with 13 and ranks fifth nationally. Tyrone Garland (13.6 ppg), Jerrell Wright (12.6 ppg) and Sam Mills (7.1 ppg) are also in the mix.

SERIES STUFF
• Dayton leads the all-time series 24-14 and have won the last nine at UD Arena.

FANTASTIC FEBRUARY
• Dayton has started February red-hot with a four-game winning streak. The four consecutive conference wins are the longest streak in coach Archie Miller's tenure. UD has not started 4-0 in the month of February since the 2000-01 season.

MULTI-FACETED ATTACK
• When Dayton has four or more players score in double figures, the Flyers are 10-1 this season. Overall, 11 different Flyers have scored in double figures in 2013-14. Dayton is also 9-0 when the team scores 80 or more points in a game this year.

THE 'D' BACK IN DAYTON
• In the last five games, Dayton has not allowed an opponent to score 70 or more points. During UD's four-game winning streak, the Flyers are allowing 67.5 points per game and forcing 14.0 turnovers per game.

LAST FIVE GAMES
• Four Flyers are averaging in double figures: Jordan Sibert (14.4 ppg), Devin Oliver (13.0 ppg), Vee Sanford (11.2 ppg) and Dyshawn Pierre (10.0 ppg).
• Dayton made it happen at the free throw line, hitting at a .759 clip and converting seven more shots than its opponents.
• The Flyers have held their last five opponents to less than 70 points per game.
• Dayton has jumped out quickly in the first half, out-scoring opponents 172-138. In the second half, the scoring is tied 192-192.

UP NEXT
• UD goes back on the road to face the Duquesne Dukes on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. ET. The game will be played at the CONSOL Energy Center.    


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